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Agates: Treasures of the Earth

By Roger Pabian with Brian Jackson, Peter Tandy and John Cromartie A beautifully illustrated book that will help you learn all about agates, their properties, famous agate localities around the world, how agates have been used - not only in jewelry but also in science and technology, methods of agate collectors and much more.
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Deepest Lake in the World

& Deepest Lake in the United States Satellite Image of Lake Baikal: Image by using NASA Landsat data. The World's Deepest Lake Lake Baikal in southern Russia is the world's deepest lake. It is an estimated 5,387 feet deep (1,642 meters), and its bottom is approximately 3,893 feet (1,187 meters) below sea level.
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Oregon Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources

Oregon Rivers Shown on the Map: Bear Creek, Blitzen River, Burnt River, Butter Creek, Clackamas River, Columbia River, Coquille River, Crooked River, Deschutes River, Donner Und, Grande Ronde River, Illinois River, Imnaha River, John Day River, Klamath River, Lost River, Malheur River, McKenzie River, Nehalem River, North Umpqua River, Owyhee River, Powder River, Rogue River, Silver Creek, Silvies River, Siuslaw River, Snake River, South Santiam River, South Umpqua River, Sprague River, Umatilla River, Umpqua River, Wallowa River, Willamette River, Williamson River and Willow Creek.
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Italy Map and Satellite Image

Italy Map of Cities, Roads, and Rivers Italy Regions Map Italy Bordering Countries: Austria, France, Vatican City, San Marino, Slovenia, Switzerland Regional Maps: Map of Europe, World Map Where is Italy? Italy Satellite Image Italy Information: Italy is located in southern Europe. Italy is bordered by the Adriatic Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, and France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia to the north.
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Alabama Map Collection

Alabama County Map: This map shows Alabama's 67 counties. Also available is a detailed Alabama County Map with county seat cities. Alabama on a USA Wall Map Alabama Delorme Atlas Alabama on Google Earth Map of Alabama Cities: This map shows many of Alabama's important cities and most important roads.
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Gold

Gold

A brief history of gold uses, prospecting, mining and production Republished from a USGS general interest publication by Harold Kirkemo, William L. Newman, and Roger P. Ashley Egyptian gold: Artisans of ancient civilizations used gold lavishly in decorating tombs and temples, and gold objects made more than 5,000 years ago have been found in Egypt.
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